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Winner of Best Non Fiction Audiobook at the New York Radio AwardsShortlisted for Best Audiobook at the Specsavers National Book AwardsShortlisted for Futurebook of the Year at the Futurebook AwardsThe nation s greatest voice, David Attenborough, reads a brand new edition ofLife on Earth, now available as an audiobook for the first time David Attenborough s unforgettable meeting with gorillas became an iconic moment for millions of television viewers Life on Earth, the series and accompanying book, fundamentally changed the way we view and interact with the natural world, setting a new benchmark of quality, influencing a generation of nature lovers Told through an examination of animal and plant life, this is an astonishing celebration of the evolution of life on earth, with a cast of characters drawn from the whole range of organisms that have ever lived on this planet Attenborough s perceptive, dynamic approach to the evolution of millions of species of living organisms takes the reader on an unforgettable journey of discovery from the very first spark of life to the blue and green wonder we know today Now, to celebrate the th anniversary of the book s first publication, David Attenborough has revisitedLife on Earth, completely updating and adding to the original text, taking account of modern scientific discoveries from around the globe This special anniversary edition provides a fitting tribute to an enduring wildlife classic, destined to enthral the generation who saw it when first published and bring it alive for a whole new generation This audiobook includes wildlife sounds from BAFTA Award winning sound recordist, Chris Watson, who has worked extensively with David Attenborough on his BBC projects A soundscape appears at the beginning of each chapter to provide a fully immersive experience of the habitat and some of the species described A full list of the tracks, as they appear in the audiobook, is available below Prologue Acacia scrubland dawn chorus in the Masai Mara, Kenya, featuring White browed Robin chat Chapter One, The Infinite Variety Tropical rain forest in Panama with the calls of Montezuma oropendola Chapter Two, Building Bodies Fish and crustaceans recorded underwater on a coral reef off Seligan island, Borneo Chapter Three, The First Forests Geysir and geothermal activity at Haukadalur hot springs in Iceland This track also features the Strokkur geysir erupting Chapter Four, The Swarming Hordes Evening insect chorus in the Conkouati forest reserve, Republic of Congo Chapter Five, The Conquest of The Waters Ocean currents through sea kelp recorded at a depth of m, Moray Firth, Scotland Chapter Six, Invasion of The Land Reed frog chorus at sunset, Amboseli National Park, Kenya Chapter Seven, A Watertight Skin Seawash around basking marine iguanas, Isla San Crist bal, Galapagos Chapter Eight, Lords of The Air Springtime dawn chorus with nightingale, Hambleton wood, Rutland Water nature reserve, UK Chapter Nine, Eggs, Pouches and Placentas forest chorus along riverside platypus territory, Queensland, Australia Chapter Ten, Theme and Variation Common Pipistrelle bats echolocating after sunset, Holystone woodland, Northumberland Chapter Eleven, The Hunters and The Hunted Spotted hyena contact calls at midnight in the Masai Mara, Kenya Chapter Twelve, A Life in The Trees Black howler monkeys calling across the tree canopy at sunrise in Belize Chapter Thirteen, The Compulsive Communicators Street market, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, Northern India Epilogue Beach habitat in mangroves with Great frigatebirds and red footed boobies, Isla Genovesa, Galapagos A superb purchase which closely follows the original script from the series The photography has been brought up to date too, the book is heavy with good quality glossy paper The range of locations visited also very impressive.The structure of the book logically sets out the different milestones in the evolutionary story The book use both fossil and modern examples to show key physical and behavioural adaptations I can t really think of any flaws with Life on Earth The scale of the kind of story it wants to tell us truly impressive. The original book and TV series has been a major influence on my life and thinking The updated 40th anniversary edition is a beautiful book The story of Life on Earth..There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved Charles Darwin, Origin of Species I bought this for my nine year old son, who is a real nature buff The book arrived in good time and was packaged well The quality of the book leaves nothing to be desired, and while the design is a little different from the original, which I had as a child, it is just as good A great addition to any home library. by the best of masters, Sir David Attenborough This time in a marvellous new edition Get up, get your purse, fetch one and read it AND LEARN This is THE ONE masterpiece on Nature and the History of Life on Earth It should be a compulsory reading to everyone since an early age in school, along with the Origin of the Species, by Charles Darwin. Bought this for my 60 something dad for Christmas and he hasn t stopped going on about it since He s done a lot of travelling in his life and was still blown away by it Highly recommended. A beautiful book purchased for a gift The photos are stunningMay have to get myself a copy Excellent book, bought for my grandsons birthday Full of beautiful photographs and I am sure my grandson will love it. This is a simply wonderful book And the wonderful David Attenborough both writes a book that blows your mind and makes you look at everything around you with the an ever increased wonder then you could have ever thought possible in a voice that will make you listen, feel relaxed and allow your mind to gently explode and splatter on the walls around you Whereas his documentaries make you watch and wonder at amazing and wondrous miracles of life, this puts everything into context with a narrative that tells us how we actually got here It begins with how we are able to understand the past through fossils and now through genetic decoding The story starts 3 1 2 billion years ago as life first emerged a simple forms of bacteria which slowly and gradually evolved over millions of years The Grand Canyon layers of rock beautifully explain some of the story and stretch back millions of years And then plants and trees and early marine, sea like creatures through to dinosaurs which were wiped out in the fifth and currently last mass extinction event Genes crested ever evolving and complicated life Then we learn how flowers create petals and colour so they could develop ingenious methods to transplant seeds by insects We learn how ants know to create a colony that determines who becomes a soldier ant, a worker or a queen Ants can communicate with one another to form a hive that is dependent on everyone knowing their role in their place and how they work with one another for this to occur Salmon can leave its place of birth, swim out into the ocean and when they become fully formed adult return back to its original river that it came from by a sense of smell salmon with damaged nostrils struggle to return to home , chemically change from seawater to freshwater and returned to the place they came from Then the mail salmon changes into a fighting machine and breeds with her mate and then all the salmon fall apart and die, never to return to the ocean again but mate with a female and then having laid 1000 eggs which will perform the same feat over and over again as the parents body falls to pieces and dies. Simply amazing Such a beautiful book, with Amazing pictures and facts My highest recommendation.